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UK Prepares for Hydrogen Explosion (Dull Eco Car News)

By Gary Cutlack on at

Electric cars haven't exactly been flying off the forecourts of dealers across the UK, and now there's another eco technology on the way to battle for the incredibly small low-carbon car market. Get ready for hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, which the government expects to hit the market in 2014 or 2015.

The Daily Mail Designs the Queen's Next Yacht

By Kat Hannaford on at

I'm not sure how much time Queen Lizzy has for yachting when she's busy tapping the clock and looking expectantly at Kate Middleton's stomach, but the Daily Mail has launched a campaign to deliver a new "mega-yacht" to the Royal Family before the Queen's Diamond Jubilee next June. This might be one of the Mail's most fantastical articles ever.

How Far Do London's Tube Trains Travel Each Day?

By Sam Gibbs on at

You might be surprised to find out that trains travelling the Central line cover the equivalent distance from here to Australia each day -- that's over 8100 miles. The Northern and Piccadilly lines come close too, with 7850 and 7500 miles covered each.